Rare ADAM CAIRE / PO'KEEPSIE, NY Stoneware Crock with Stylized Turtle Decoration

July 20, 2013 Stoneware Auction

Lot #: 139

Price Realized: $1,150.00

($1,000 hammer, plus 15% buyer's premium)

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Rare Six-Gallon Stoneware Crock with Stylized Cobalt Turtle Decoration, Stamped "ADAM CAIRE / PO'KEEPSIE N Y," circa 1880, cylindrical crock with tooled shoulder, semi-rounded rim, and applied lug handles, decoratd with a large, slip-trailed cobalt design resembling a turtle with heavily-shaded shell surrounded by dotted circles and spots. A highly unusual folk art rendering. Some fry to spots of decoration, a few small rim chips, and a chip to one handle.

Rare ADAM CAIRE / PO KEEPSIE, NY Stoneware Crock with Stylized Turtle Decoration

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